Maple Bacon Glazed Pork Breakfast

Maple Bacon Glazed Pork Breakfast, one of the things I have always loved to do was create AWESOME and hearty camp meals that will be remembered for years. This is most definitely one of those. I have to laugh because thinking about camp meals I can remember eating a cold can of chili in pouring rain, and liking it… Pork sirloin are a camp favorite…

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Southwest Bacon Burgers

Southwest Bacon Burgers, we were craving burgers…really, really great burgers, we are working on a series of new burgers. So, of course, we had to use 1/3 lb. hamburger patties topped with Ken’s smoked mozzarella cheese and our famous bacon weave. Just for fun we topped them with onion rings. We made our own special sauce of Country Bob’s All Purpose Sauce Apple Chipotle flavor…

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St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen

St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen St. Paddy’s Drunken Hen, we’ve been getting a lot of requests for game hens. They’re like a small chicken and everyone gets their own. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we made these gals with a glaze of Irish whiskey combined with the sweet taste of orange marmalade: St. Paddy’s Drunken Hens. Ken spatchcocked them and we served them with our…

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Chuck Wagon Beans

Chuck Wagon Beans, if you love beef & beans this is a good pot of beans. In the spirit of an old west “cookie” they are made with whatever you have on hand. We did these on the Louisiana Wood Pellet Grill with a smoke tube packed with Rancher’s Mesquite for that “Kiss of Smoke”. Off the hook!!! Patti and I have set one night…

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Firehouse Stuffed Meatloaf

Firehouse Stuffed Meatloaf, Winter weather, even in California, begs for meatloaf and mashed potatoes. Our friend Pete makes award winning sauces and rubs. One taste and you’ll know why. We also really like that salt is never the first ingredient. Of course, if you’re making this recipe for your local firehouse you might want to triple the recipe. Firehouse Stuffed Meatloaf A Wood Pellet Grill…

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Reverse Seared Tri-Tip On Date Night

Reverse Seared Tri-Tip on Date Night.  Date night this week we wanted “Big Beef”. The market had some beautiful Tri-Tip roasts on sale. Enough said, Tri-Tip it is! We did a 2 hour reverse sear, in our Green Mountain Grill/Smoker with Pacific Gourmet BBQ Pellet Bourbon Blend. Off the hook!!! It was tender, juicy and packed with smoked big beef flavor. Patti added some twice…

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Chipotle Bacon Bombs Redux

Chipotle Bacon Bombs are a good meaty snack or appetizer for parties or tailgating. A great start for anything we come up with. How about Chipotle Bacon Bombs on a Stick? We let our “Crash Test Dummies” try these out and they were a huge hit. There were no survivors…and no need for the main course. We all could have just eaten these for hours.

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Spanish Steak Sofrito

Spanish Steak Sofrito Spanish Steak Sofrito, is a simple but elegant dish that will impress your dinner guests and a nice change for the traditional holiday fare. It’s a sure winner for tailgating. One of our Face Book friends posted a picture of this when he went out to dinner. I had never seen this and I had to know more because it looked so…

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Prairie Fire Redux

Prairie Fire Redux Prairie Fire Redux, I have worked on this recipe for over 30 years, (hard to believe that I’m that old) and have fine tuned it to a religious experience. These are great for tailgating and Super Bowl parties and just great eats. These are creamy, tender beans with a thick, rich smoked cheddar cheese sauce and a bit of zip to them.…

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Smoked Turkey & Cheese Enchiladas

Smoked Turkey & Cheese Enchiladas Smoked Turkey & Cheese Enchiladas, in the last few days Ken smoked a turkey and smoked our favorite types of cheese. With the holidays coming we get asked for lots of recipes using leftovers. These were quick and easy to put together and can be put together the night before. Then, on to the grill for another “Kiss of Smoke".…

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